What is another word for worshipful?

Pronunciation: [wˈɜːʃɪpfə͡l] (IPA)

The term "worshipful" is often used to describe someone or something that is highly admired or respected. However, there are many other synonyms that can be used in place of this term. For instance, words like venerable, honorable, esteemed, revered, and respected all convey a similar meaning of admiration and respect. Other synonyms like adulatory, laudatory, and panegyrical can be used to describe something that is praised or applauded. Alternatively, words like sublime, transcendental, or exalted may be used to describe something that is seen as awe-inspiring or heavenly. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the context in which it is being used and the level of admiration or respect being conveyed.

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What are the hypernyms for Worshipful?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for worshipful?

The word "worshipful" is an adjective that describes admiration or respect for someone or something. Antonyms for this word would include "disgraceful," "disrespectful," "disregardful," "dishonorable," "ignoble," "ignominious," "irreverent," and "unworthy." These words suggest an absence or deficiency of respect, honor, and admiration towards a person or entity. The use of these antonyms would imply a lack of esteem, regard, or reverence towards the object. On the other hand, the use of antonyms also provides a contrast for the term "worshipful," making it easier to understand its meaning and contextual usage.

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Usage examples for Worshipful

She was gazing at him with eyes that seemed too worshipful.
Thomas Hoover
Oh yes, senhor, I heard of the order, and am provided with a pass, if necessary; but I should think it would not be asked for in such worshipful company as yours.
"The Prime Minister"
W.H.G. Kingston
Mignon La Salle, Muriel Harding, Marcia Arnold and half a dozen girls who were worshipful admirers of the French girl, soon found flower gathering decidedly monotonous.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Worshipful

  • But I saw not Christ laugh. For I understood that we may laugh in comforting of ourselves and joying in God for that the devil is overcome. And when I saw Him scorn his malice, it was by leading of mine understanding into our Lord: that is to say, it was an inward shewing of verity, without changing of look. For, as to my sight, it is a worshipful property of God’s that is ever the same.
    Julian of Norwich
  • God shewed three degrees of bliss that every soul shall have in Heaven that willingly hath served God in any degree in earth. The first is the worshipful thanks of our Lord God that he shall receive when he is delivered of pain. This thanking is so high and so worshipful that the soul thinketh it filleth him though there were no more. For methought that all the pain and travail that might be suffered by all living men might not deserve the worshipful thanks that one man shall have that willingly hath served God. The second is that all the blessed creatures that are in Heaven shall see that worshipful thanking, and He maketh his service known to all that are in Heaven. And here this example was shewed. — A king, if he thank his servants, it is a great worship to them, and if he maketh it known to all the realm, then is the worship greatly increased. — The third is, that as new and as gladdening as it is received in that time, right so shall it last without end.
    Julian of Norwich
  • He taught that I should behold the glorious Satisfaction : for this Amends-making is more pleasing to God and more worshipful, without comparison, than ever was the sin of Adam harmful. Then signifieth our blessed Lord thus in this teaching, that we should take heed to this:
    Julian of Norwich
  • All that our Lord doeth is rightful, and that which He suffereth is worshipful: and in these two is comprehended good and ill: for all that is good our Lord doeth, and that which is evil our Lord suffereth. I say not that any evil is worshipful, but I say the sufferance of our Lord God is worshipful: whereby His Goodness shall be known, without end, in His marvellous meekness and mildness, by the working of mercy and grace.
    Julian of Norwich
  • This deed shall be begun here, and it shall be worshipful to God and plenteously profitable to His lovers in earth; and ever as we come to Heaven we shall see it in marvellous joy, and it shall last thus in working unto the last Day; and the worship and the bliss of it shall last in Heaven afore God and all His Holy for ever. Thus was this deed seen and understood in our Lord’s signifying: and the cause why He shewed it is to make us rejoice in Him and in all His works.
    Julian of Norwich

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